Private villa in Monticchiello
Villa Daria is a spacious former family home, lovingly remodeled to create a cozy and comfortable environment for you to relax after a long day of adventures in the Val d’Orcia.
The residence was built around 1890 at a superb position within the walled historical center at only 100 meters from the main gate. This location is the highest point in the village reached by a pleasant meandering walk though the immaculately kept miniature streets of Monticchiello. Set in its own ample grounds the villa is embraced by the imposing ancient medieval walls and towers of this storybook village. A wide variety of trees and flowers perfume the air and a small open-air bath awaits you next to the veranda where you can soak away the exertions of the day. Above at night the skies twinkle and dance all year around set in this splendid backdrop, a marriage of historical charm and modern comforts.
The ground floor offers an enormous living space between the kitchen, dining and sitting areas. Guests can enjoy the blessedly cool interiors in summer time or warm up beside the log fires in winter time. One queen sized bedroom and it’s ensuite bath with shower complete the ground floor. Upstairs offering views to infinity are 3 well furnished and airy bedrooms each with an ensuite bathroom. I bedroom has twin beds that can also be put together, and 2 bedrooms have queen size beds. Of the 3 bathroom on this floor 1 has a tub while the other 2 have showers.
Your English speaking host can organize a generous breakfast at the local cafe each morning where guests can decide their itinerary for the day. Monticchiello has 3 restaurants where you can enjoy delicious meals. And you are encouraged to use the ample facilities of the villa’s well equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals with herbs from the garden. Step outside to the terrace garden to enjoy snacks and drinks at the peaceful covered living area.
Villa Daria is inside the village of Monticchiello.
Local restaurants: Osteria La Porta, Latte di Luna, La Grotta
Motorway A1 exit: Chiusi 20 km
Nearby towns: Pienza 10 km, Montepulciano 15 km, Siena 60 km, Florence 120 km